Great White Shark Cage Diving

Cape Town · Active and Adventure


Not for the faint-hearted, the full day shark cage diving experience is best left for the adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers. After an early start, travel to the seaside town of Gansbaai. Following a light snack, crew orientation and safety briefing, embark on a boat ride from the Kleinbaai harbour and travel to what is known as ‘Shark Alley’. Here, there is the option to simply observe from the deck or enter the professionally constructed and fitted cage to get up close and personal with the magnificent great white shark.

Tour Highlights

  • Gansbaai
  • Shark cage dive

Detailed Itinerary

Arrival in Gansbaai

Depart from Cape Town in the early morning and travel to Gansbaai. After arrival in Kleinbaai Harbour, enjoy light refreshments and snacks before meeting the crew and engaging in a safety briefing.

Boat Ride

When ready, embark the boat and head out into the bay, travelling toward an area known as ‘Shark Alley’, located between Geyser Rock Island and Dyer Island, where great white shark feed off cape fur seals and penguin populations.

The Dive

Now for the fun part… After the crew anchors at an ideal viewing spot, crew members will enter the cage and facilitate viewing opportunities for those wanting to gain a close up view of the sharks. With plenty of time to climb in and out of the cage, there are bound to be ample shark viewing opportunities. After sufficient time at sea, return to the harbour for a snack and shower before departing for Cape Town.

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